Friday, January 23, 2009

Cold War History Seminar at NYU

The Center for the United States and the Cold War at New York University's Tamiment Library announces its Spring 2009 Program Schedule. All seminars take place from 5:30 - 7:00pm (with reception to follow) at the Tamiment Library, Bobst Library 10th Floor, 70 Washington Square South (between Greene and LaGuardia). To RSVP to a seminar or for more information contact

January 29 Andrea Friedman, Washington University, “Bringing Anti-Colonialism Home: Gendering Puerto Rican Nationalism in the Early Cold War”

February 5 Matthew Connelly, Columbia University, “Unnatural Selection: Population Control and the Struggle to Remake Humanity”

February 12 Daniel J. Walkowitz , New York University, “The Transaltlantic Cold War and the Second Folk Revival”

February 19 Holger Nehring, Ohio State University/ University of Sheffield, UK “The Last Battle of the Cold War: Peace Movements and German Politics in the 1980s”

March 5 Victoria Phillips Geduld, Columbia University, “The Strange Commodity of Cultural Exchange: Martha Graham's State Department Tour of 1955-1956”

March 12 Steven Lee, Stanford University, “From Internationalism to Pluralism: The New York Intellectuals Respond to Soviet Anti-Semitism”

March 26 Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones, University of Edinburgh, “The Cold War and the Nomenclature of the American Left”

April 16 Erica Sheen, University of York, “Maxwell Anderson: A Cold War Life”

April 23 Christopher Capozzola, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “Soldiers and Citizens on America's Cold War Military Bases"

April 30 Monica Kim, University of Michigan, “Humanity Interrogated: The U.S. Military and the Korean Prisoner of War”